Marta Cotton (BSBA ’85) | July 2021

Marta Cotton

Cotton (BSBA 1985) has been named head of marketing and client relations at Ranger Investment Management, an employee-owned boutique investment manager specializing in small- and micro-cap U.S. growth strategies. She will also be a partner and serve on the Dallas firm’s seven-member leadership committee. 

Cotton joins Ranger Investments after spending a decade at New York-based Matarin Capital Management, where she was a principal and director of client development. During her tenure, she helped increase the firm’s assets under management to $1.6 billion from $13 million. Previously, she spent 16 years at Goldman Sachs where she played a key role in building the firm’s international equities business in the U.S. She was a managing director and also had senior relationship management responsibilities for numerous institutional clients.  

Cotton holds a bachelor’s degree from the University of Florida and an MBA from the University of Chicago Booth School of Business. She is on the national board of directors for the University of Florida Foundation and sits on the 100 Women in Finance Advisory Council. She is also on the board of the Harlem Educational Activities Fund (HEAF), a supplemental educational and youth development organization for underserved students throughout New York City. 

Read about how Cotton’s time at the University of Florida led her on the path to a successful career in the finance industry.